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TATP Years: 2000 Extreme

Our revisit to The TATP Years series one, our ‘road less traveled remembering’ of the past’s pop, programmes and piffle in the form of 45 minute free download mixes continues. And now each one is accompanied by a companion track courtesy of Ben Baker and Tim Worthington explaining through what went in and what went in bin.

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Download: The TATP Years – 2000

It’s time to crowbar open the Talk About The Passion Blue Peter Time Capsule for a special on-air unveiling of some rusty water and a soggy copy of the Radio Times. Also on board for some waterlogged century-straddling fun are Super Furry Animals, Charlie’s Angels, All Saints, Samantha Mumba, Black Books, Air, John Gordillo, Bentley Rhythm Ace, Adam & Joe, The Delgados, Badly Drawn Boy, David Bowie, One Foot In The Grave, Mint Royale featuring Lauren Laverne, Reeves and Mortimer’s opinion-dividing remount of Randall And Hopkirk (Deceased), and the staff of the White House being bothered by Lord John Marbury.

Though any attempt at infiltration by Richard Blackwood will be met with rapid retaliation…

Commentary: Talkin’ 2000

Which 10 O’Clock Live presenter was once spotted playing a melodica at a music festival? How do we know Melanie Blatt never invested her All Saints millions in a mirror? Who is the mysterious ‘Andrew Whittam’ and how did he foil the Millennium Bug by being on a couch? Find out all this and more!

Tomorrow: 1969!